Conditions of sale
REGISTER TO BID :
People wishing to bid are requested to sign up before the sale
with «La Marocaine des Arts.» They will receive an identification
PROXY BIDS AND TELEPHONE BIDS :
Any interested person wishing to make an offer in writing or bid
by phone must complete the form to be found at the end of the
This form should be sent to «La Marocaine des Arts» at the latest
two days before the sale, together with bank details of the bidder.
It should be noted that in case of multiple bids for the same
amount relating to the same object, priority will be given to the
Telephone bidding is a free service offered to customers
who cannot travel. «La Marocaine des Arts» cannot be held
responsible for any problem related to the purchase order or
A public exhibition prior to the sale will be organized and will allow
potential buyers to be aware of the conditions of the property
offered for sale.
TERMS OF AUCTIONING :
The sale will be valid only if paid in full and conducted in Moroccan
The guide price range shown next to each lot in the catalog is
for information only and shouldn’t be relied on as an indication
of reserve price, or representing professional valuations for any
purpose.. The prices are exclusive of taxes and do not include
extra costs payable by the buyer.
Bidding normally follows the order of progression listed in the
catalog. The Auctioneer will be free to change the order, and
bidders will be required to comply.
The auctioneer will have the discretion to split, combine or
withdraw one or more lots. He also reserves the right to reject a
bid auction and / or the adjudication of any lot.
The highest and last bidder will be the purchaser. In case of
dispute between two bidders, the auctioneer has the right to
cancel the sale and immediately return the item to auction.
EFFECTS OF THE INVITATION TO TENDER :
• The payment and expenses by the purchaser:
ANY LOT AUCTIONED SHALL BE SUBJECT TO AN IMMEDIATE
PAYMENT UP FRONT AT THE PLACE OF SALE.
Purchases may only be delivered to the buyer after the final
For non-residents, payments in euros are accepted at the
exchange rates applicable at the date of the auction.
Purchasers will be charged in addition to auctions, the following:
• 16% + VAT i.e. 19.2% tax incl
• Risk transfer:
Once the auction is carried, the item will be under the sole
responsibility of the purchaser. In no way will «La Marocaine des
Arts» be liable for any damages that the items may incur later.
The indications in the catalog engage the responsibility of the
Auctioneer, subject to possible adjustments announced at the
time of the presentation of the item and noted in the minutes of
The exhibition organized before the sale is intended to enable
purchasers to realize the state of the items on sale. Therefore,
no complaint on property will be allowed once the adjudication
• Applicable law:
The fact of bidding at auction, in in the room, by phone or
in writing constitutes a firm offer to make a purchase, which
commits the issuer in accordance with the Moroccan law.
THE WITHDRAWAL OF PURCHASES:
Purchasers who have not withdrawn their prizes on the day of the
sale may do so within 15 days free of charge upon presentation
of the payment slip and by appointment at the address indicated
in the catalog.
After this period, storage costs will be at the expense of the
Beyond eight weeks, «La Marocaine des Arts» reserves the right
to either reopen paid unclaimed lots for sale, or have them
transferred into storage at the purchaser’s charge and risk.
All formal procedures, including those relating to export and
transport of the item will be the sole responsibility of the